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The Glory of the Son

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“And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed.” John 17:5 (ESV)

In the New Testament, Jesus’ favorite reference to Himself is “the Son of Man,” leading many to believe and question whether Jesus perceived himself to be the “Son of God.”

The...

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

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Editor,

On Oct. 8, the Annual “Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day” event will take place from noon to 5 pm at the Gallup Cultural Center located at 201 East Highway 66.

This marks the 14th year in Gallup that I have been organizing this particular event here while I have joined other nations and organizations across America during my travels since 1992, when Congress, by Public Law 102-188, designated it as the «Year of the American Indian.»

“Indigenous Peoples Day” actually began in July 1990, when representatives from 120 Indian nations from every part of the Americas met in Quito, Ecuador in the First Continental Conference (Encuentro) along with many human rights, peace...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF OCTOBER 1

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On Oct. 2, there will be a Sun Square Moon. This Last Quarter Moon signifies the need for rest and contemplation. We are officially in the fall season. Madame G recommends you sit down and write out all the wonderful things you did during the spring and summer. Reevaluate your life. What do you want to change? What do you want to keep the same? Expand your mind.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Sometimes, it’s tough to be the best. You may have high demands for yourself and your loved ones. But, it’s important to stop and reflect. What are you pushing for? What do you need to accomplish in your life? If you’re feeling unbalanced and out of focus, it’s time to sit down and think...

101 years old and going strong

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Editor,

This is a belated report about my favorite and beloved maternal aunt, Josephine Maire Slinky, who celebrated her 101-year-old birthday party at St. Michaels Mission Hall in St. Michaels, Ariz., July 10 from 2-6 pm.

By her Navajo clanship, she is Riverside and Water Streams Coming Together.

Early in her life, she was uprooted from Chinle Valley Community due to attending Albuquerque Indian School in Albuquerque, N.M. and then moved to Morenci, Ariz., where her husband worked for Morenci Copper Mine until it closed down, and then her final move was to Ft. Defiance, Ariz., where she worked for the Ft. Defiance Indian Hospital until she retired.

She says, “She is enjoying her...

New Mexico lacks opportunities for young adult parents and their kids

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Report shows needs and barriers facing state’s young parents

ALBUQUERQUE — With limited access to opportunities to advance their education and find family sustaining jobs, New Mexico’s 33,000 young adult parents face hurdles to support their children and fulfill their own potential, according to Opening Doors for Young Parents, the latest KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

The Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT grantee in New Mexico, New Mexico Voices for Children, joined the call for action so these young parents can contribute to the state’s communities and economy.

The fifty-state report reveals that, at 16 percent, New Mexico is above the national...

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